FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT
Sale Date: Wed 6 July
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 41 Prime Cattle and OTM’s also 381 Prime Sheep.
Bullocks (11) sold to 217p per kg for a 620 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Stuart Annand, Crathie Lodge and to £1393 per head for a 651 kg Limousin from Gask and purchased by Firm of W.E. Fairlie, Letham to average 210p per kilo.
Heifers (23) sold to 248p per kg for a 540 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Firm of J.B. Penman, Butchers, Crail and to £1371 per head for a 650kg Limousin from Skilmafilly (Auchnagatt) and purchased by Stuart Annand, Crathie Lodge to average 2.22p per kilo.
Leading Prices per kilo –
Lim. 216p & 214p Gask, 215p Riggs, 213p & 209p Gairdrum, 211p Riggs; High. X 202p (twice) Pitgarvie.
Lim. 228p Craignathro, Skilmafilly, South Ballo and West Bog, 226p Nethermyres, 224p Little Inch,Nethermyres, 222p Gairdrum.
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1345 Nethermyres, £1296 Gask, £1282 Riggs, £1219 & £1216 Gairdrum; High. X £1306 & £1262 Pitgarvie.
Lim. £1345 Skilmafilly, £1339 Nethermyres, £1337 Mill of Inverarity, £1333 West Bog, £1319 Little Inch, £1317 South Ballo.
Cows & Bulls (7)
Cows (6) –
Char. £1265 (137p) South Leckaway; Sim. £1065 (132p) East Balloch, £965 (132p) East Balloch; A.A. £1025 (130p) Newton of Idvies; Lim. £710 (116p) Newton of Inshewan.
Char. £1100 (100p) East Balloch.
An excellent Show of 363 Spring Lambs met a strong trade again this week, where more lambs could have been sold to suit buyers requirements.
Lambs sold to 227p for a pair of 44.5 kg Beltex’s from Messrs D. Smith, Scobshaugh and to £104 for a pen of 48kg Texels from the Firm of A.M. Connon, Skilmafilly, Auchnagatt to average 204.1p (plus 2p per kilo on the week).
SQQ lambs averaged 214p
Leading prices per kilo –
Texel 219.2p Skilmafilly, 218.5p Easter Cash; Beltex 215.7p Scobshaugh, 211.2p Clochie; Cont. 214.8p West Pitcorthie; Suff. 213.3p West Pitcorthie, 211.6p Wairds of Alpity.
Leading prices per head –
Texel £103 Skilmafilly, £100 Broadshade; Belt. £101 Scobshaugh, £98 Clochie; Suffolk x £99.50 Kirkton of Kingoldrum and Over Baldinnie.
A smaller show of Cast Ewes & Tups were on offer with trade being easier on the week. Top price of the day of £84 went to Alan J. & Mrs Pauline Simpson, Gallowshade for a Suffolk Ewe.
Other Leading prices –
Texel £81 Tulliwhanland, £77 North Mains of Baldovan; Suff. £73 Gallowshade